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If you like "The Watsons Go to Birmingham"...

Thank you for your Book Match request. I'm glad to hear you have read so many great books. Here are some more titles you may enjoy:

A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories by Richard Peck
A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

Never cry "Arp!" and other great adventures by Patrick F. McManus
A sidesplitting collection of short stories about two very good friends growing up.

If you like books about Finn McCool...

Thank you for visiting our website. Here are some book titles on Finn McCool.

The green hero : early adventures of Finn McCool by Bernard Evslin; illustrated by Barbara Bascove.
Retells the early exploits of the legendary Finn McCool before he went on to become a great Irish hero.

Mrs. McCool and the giant Cuhullin : an Irish tale / Jessica Souhami.
The very clever Oona saves her husband, the giant Finn McCool, by outwitting Cuhullin, who seeks to prove that he is the strongest giant in the world by beating Finn.

If you like Fudge by Judy Blume...

Other books I would suggest include:

The Great Brain by John Fitzgerald
The Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.

Let me know if we can be of more assistance. 

Shelley Chick-Gravel

There is another author that you might like. I think his books are
hilarious. His name is Daniel Pinkwater, and he has published many
humorous books. Here are some of his books that you might like:

If you liked "Peter and The Starcatchers"...

I also enjoyed Peter and the Starcatchers. It was a fun read that included both adventure and magic.

If you like "Eragon"...

Thanks for visiting our website and requesting a Book Match!

I liked Eragon too! Did you know that the author, Christopher Paolini, was only 15 years old when he wrote it? It is the first book in a planned trilogy called Inheritance. Book two, Eldest, is due out this August. I already have my name on the library's waiting list for this new title. You may want to go ahead and put yours on too.

Here are some other titles you should enjoy:

If you like "Millicent Min, Girl Genius"...

I have not read Millicent Min, Girl Genius yet but it sounds funny. It won the Sid Fleischman Humor award for 2004. The author has written a sequel but it has not been released yet. Be on the lookout for:

If you like "Rascal" by Sterling North...

Thank you for requesting a Book Match. I have not read the Rascal myself, but here are some animal stories that you may enjoy:

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

My Dog Skip by Willie Morris

If you like Horrible Harry or Junie B. Jones...

Thanks for your request for a Book Match. If you like Horrible Harry and the others, here are some other books you might like:

Count Your Money with the Polk Street School by Patricia Reilly Giff.
This is one in a series of books about kids, including Richard "Beast" Best, who are in Mrs. Ryan's class at Polk Street School.

Young Cam Jansen and The Zoo Note Mystery by David A. Adler. Cam's photographic memory let her help her friend Eric when he misplaces his permission slip to go on the school field trip.

If you like mysteries

If you like solving mysteries, you may like these books:

Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Babe Ruth Baseball by David A. Adler
Cam uses her photographic memory to identify the person who stole a valuable autographed baseball.

If you like books about Judy Moody...

Thanks for your Book Match request. Here are some other funny titles you might enjoy:

Superfudge, by Judy Blume
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his unusual younger brother Fudge.

Jenny Archer, Author, by Ellen Conford
Stymied by an assignment to write her autobiography, Jenny decides to enhance her life story by using her considerable imagination.

Anastasia Krupnik, by Lois Lowry